Lecture this Wednesday:
The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain

Barbara Strauch, The New York Times health/medical science editor and author of The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain and The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries About the Teenage Brain Tell Us About Our Kids, will speak Wednesday in the Stanford Center on Longevity Distinguished Lecture Series, which is co-sponsored by Stanford Health Policy’s Center on Advancing Decision Making in Aging and the Center on Longevity.
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World Alzheimer Report:
Focusing on Public-Health Implications

Reporting on the release of the World Alzheimer Report 2010 on the economic impact of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, Bloomberg News interviewed Laura L. Carstensen PhD, director of the Center on Longevity, about the impact on aging populations. “Alzheimer’s will be at the top of the list of global public-health problems within the next 10 years,” Carstensen said.
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New Realities Spotlight:
Risk Factors and Prevalence of Dementia

Age is the most important known risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Learn more about risk factors and prevalence in the United States and globally in the Center’s New Realities of an Older America: Challenges, Changes and Questions report. Adele M. Hayutin, director of the Center’s Global Aging Program, is lead author of the report.
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